What's New

- Updated Facebook library
- Adjusted resources for iPhone6/6+
- Enhanced performance

App Description

IMPORTANT--Please note this app will no longer be supported or available in app stores as of August 3, 2015. No refunds will be provided for this app once it is de-listed.
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The best field guide for the season!

Nothing beats Audubon mobile field guides! With 1 million downloads, they are the most trusted authoritative field guide collection in North America. Highest quality at an affordable price. 





Get the golden field guide app for the Golden State.

Now with NatureShare, a new community where users are able observe, identify, and share their observations and photos with the NatureShare community.  

PLUS - New species, improved images, a gallery view for easy search and comparison.

This is the must-have guide for the nature enthusiast, providing immediate access to 10 different subjects. Learn to identify everything from birds and fishes to spiders and mammals with professional photographs, bird songs, range maps and more. Let this authoritative reference guide lead you to discover to all of California nature, whether you're in your backyard or on a nature hike in the wild. 



• Over 2600 species of birds, butterflies, fish, insects and spiders, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, seashells, seashore creatures, trees, and wildflowers 



• Beautiful color photographs for every species 



• Bird songs and calls in crystal clear audio 



• Range Maps showing migration and resident ranges 



• In-depth descriptions of every species, with authoritative information on appearance, habitat, range, behavior, and more.



• ‘NatureShare’ allows you to track and annotate your sightings 



• Share observations with friends directly from the app by email or Facebook 



• NatureShare is linked to a your Personal Nature Account on natureshare.com 



• Identify with accuracy. Browse by shape, name (first, last, scientific), by family for every subject 



• Search by species shape, state, habitat, region, color, size, or many other variables specific to each subject.



• Extensive Reference Information on the natural habitats in California and information about the parks and reserves in the area 





“Don't miss... hiking a heckuva lot lighter this summer with our favorite new app: The Ultimate California Nature Guide. It squishes a shelf full of Audubon field guides into your phone, with cool extras like birdcalls and a half-dozen ways to search." — Sunset Magazine 



“The next time you go for a hike or take the kids camping, you can whip out your iPhone to drop some nature-knowledge. Since it’s coming from your iPhone, it’ll also earn the ‘cool’ factor.”— Gear Diary 



About Audubon Guides: 

Audubon Guides are a comprehensive suite of digital field apps created in alliance with National Audubon Society (NAS).
For more information, please see: http://natureshare.com/home.html#apps. 



The National Audubon Society’s mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

Visit Us Today!
www.audubon.org
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Twitter: @audubonsociety

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 30, 2011 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • September 06, 2011 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • October 22, 2011 New version 1.4
  • November 26, 2011 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • November 30, 2011 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • December 09, 2011 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • February 18, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • June 28, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • July 05, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • July 06, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • July 09, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • July 13, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $4.99
  • July 19, 2012 Price increase: $4.99 -> $9.99
  • August 16, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $2.99
  • September 04, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $9.99
  • December 15, 2012 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $6.99
  • December 21, 2012 Price decrease: $6.99 -> $5.99
  • January 05, 2013 Price increase: $5.99 -> $9.99
  • February 04, 2013 Price decrease: $9.99 -> $5.99
  • March 14, 2013 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $4.99
  • March 18, 2013 Price increase: $4.99 -> $5.99
  • April 26, 2013 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $1.99
  • May 04, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • June 19, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • August 29, 2013 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $2.99
  • September 08, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • February 10, 2014 New version 1.5
  • April 24, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • May 05, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • August 26, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • September 06, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • December 20, 2014 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
  • January 06, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $4.99
  • May 16, 2015 New version 1.6

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